Last updated: March 16, 2022
information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.
We use Your Personal data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, You agree to the collection
Interpretation and Definitions
The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The
following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.
Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.
Business, for the purpose of the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), refers to the Company as the
legal entity that collects Consumers' personal information and determines the purposes and means of the
processing of Consumers' personal information, or on behalf of which such information is collected and
that alone, or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of consumers'
personal information, that does business in the State of California.
Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Agreement) refers to
WhyMaker, LLC, P.O. Box 1072, New York, NY 11050
For the purpose of the GDPR, the Company is the Data Controller.
Consumer, for the purpose of the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), means a natural person
who is a California resident. A resident, as defined in the law, includes (1) every individual who is in the
USA for other than a temporary or transitory purpose, and (2) every individual who is domiciled in the
USA who is outside the USA for a temporary or transitory purpose.
Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a
website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.
Country refers to: United States
Data Controller, for the purposes of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), refers to the
Company as the legal person which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of
the processing of Personal Data.
Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.
Do Not Track (DNT) is a concept that has been promoted by US regulatory authorities, in particular the
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), for the Internet industry to develop and implement a mechanism
for allowing internet users to control the tracking of their online activities across websites.
Facebook Fan Page is a public profile named WhyMaker specifically created by the Company on the
Facebook social network, accessible from https://www.facebook.com/WhyMakers/
Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
For the purposes of GDPR, Personal Data means any information relating to You such as a name, an
identification number, location data, online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical,
physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.
For the purposes of the CCPA, Personal Data means any information that identifies, relates to, describes
or is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with You.
Sale, for the purpose of the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), means selling, renting, releasing,
disclosing, disseminating, making available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing,
or by electronic or other means, a Consumer's personal information to another business or a third party
for monetary or other valuable consideration.
Service refers to the Website.
Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company.
It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to
provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service or to assist the
Company in analyzing how the Service is used. For the purpose of the GDPR, Service Providers are
considered Data Processors.
Third-party Social Media Service refers to any website or any social network website through which a
User can log in or create an account to use the Service.
Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the
Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
Website refers to WhyMaker, accessible from https://www.whymaker.co/
You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf
of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.
Under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), You can be referred to as the Data Subject or as the
User as you are the individual using the Service.
Collecting and Using Your Personal Data (LONG LINE)
Types of Data Collected
While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that
can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
First name and last name
Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service.
Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser
type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on
those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically,
including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address
of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique
device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access
the Service by or through a mobile device.
Information from Third-Party Social Media Services
The Company does NOT allow You to create an account and log in to use the Service through the following
Third-party Social Media Services. To access Our services, you need to create an account on this website.
Tracking Technologies and Cookies
information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to
improve and analyze Our Service. The technologies We use may include:
• Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. You can instruct Your
browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept
Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of our Service. Unless you have adjusted Your browser
• Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Service may use local stored objects (or Flash Cookies) to collect
and store information about Your preferences or Your activity on our Service. Flash Cookies are not
managed by the same browser settings as those used for Browser Cookies. For more information on how
You can delete Flash Cookies, please read "Where can I change the settings for disabling, or deleting local
shared objects?" available at https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/disable-local-shared-objects-
• Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as
web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for
example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website
statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).
Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on Your personal computer or
mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser.
We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:
Necessary / Essential Cookies
Type: Session Cookies
Administered by: Us
Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services available through the Website and to
enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user
accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only
use these Cookies to provide You with those services.
Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies
Type: Persistent Cookies
Administered by: Us
Type: Persistent Cookies
Administered by: Us
Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use the Website, such as
remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You
with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences every time You
use the Website.
Tracking and Performance Cookies
Type: Persistent Cookies
Administered by: Third-Parties
Purpose: These Cookies are used to track information about traffic to the Website and how users use the
Website. The information gathered via these Cookies may directly or indirectly identify you as an
individual visitor. This is because the information collected is typically linked to a pseudonymous
identifier associated with the device you use to access the Website. We may also use these Cookies to
test new pages, features or new functionality of the Website to see how our users react to them.
For more information about the cookies we use and your choices regarding cookies, please visit our Cookies
Use of Your Personal Data
The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
To provide and maintain our Service, including to monitor the usage of our Service.
To manage Your Account: to manage Your registration as a user of the Service. The Personal Data You
provide can give You access to different functionalities of the Service that are available to You as a
For the performance of a contract: the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase
contract for the products, items or services You have purchased or of any other contract with Us through
To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic
communication, such as a mobile application's push notifications regarding updates or informative
communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security
updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
To provide You with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and
events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless
You have opted not to receive such information.
To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.
For business transfers: We may use Your information to evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture,
restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Our assets, whether
as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data
held by Us about our Service users is among the assets transferred.
For other purposes: We may use Your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying
usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve
our Service, products, services, marketing and your experience.
We may share Your personal information in the following situations:
• With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and
analyze the use of our Service, for payment processing, to contact You.
• For business transfers: We may share or transfer Your personal information in connection with, or during
negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of Our
business to another company.
• With Affiliates: We may share Your information with Our affiliates, in which case we will require those
joint venture partners or other companies that We control or that are under common control with Us.
• With business partners: We may share Your information with Our business partners to offer You certain
products, services or promotions.
• With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other
users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If You interact
with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media Service, Your contacts on the Third-Party
Social Media Service may see Your name, profile, pictures and description of Your activity. Similarly, other
users will be able to view descriptions of Your activity, communicate with You and view Your profile.
• With Your consent: We may disclose Your personal information for any other purpose with Your consent.
Retention of Your Personal Data
The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this
obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve
disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a
shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of
Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Transfer of Your Personal Data
Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company's operating offices and in any other
places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be
transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country or other
governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction.
agreement to that transfer.
The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in
country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal
Disclosure of Your Personal Data
If the Company is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Personal Data may be transferred. We
Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so
by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Other legal requirements
The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
• Comply with a legal obligation
• Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
• Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
• Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
• Protect against legal liability
Security of Your Personal Data
The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the
Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means
to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Detailed Information on the Processing of Your Personal Data
The Service Providers We use may have access to Your Personal Data. These third-party vendors collect, store,
use, process and transfer information about Your activity on Our Service in accordance with their Privacy Policies.
We may use third-party Service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic.
Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other
Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own
You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing
(ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web
We may use Your Personal Data to contact You with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other
information that may be of interest to You. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications
from Us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email We send or by contacting Us.
We may use the Email Marketing Service Providers listed below to manage and send emails to You.
We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we may use third-party services
for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).
We will not store or collect Your payment card details. That information is provided directly to Our third-party
processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is
a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help
ensure the secure handling of payment information.
We may use the payment processors listed below.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under GDPR
We may process Personal Data under the following conditions:
• Consent: You have given Your consent for processing Personal Data for one or more specific purposes.
• Performance of a contract: Provision of Personal Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement
with You and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof.
• Legal obligations: Processing Personal Data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which
the Company is subject.
• Vital interests: Processing Personal Data is necessary in order to protect Your vital interests or of another
• Public interests: Processing Personal Data is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in
the exercise of official authority vested in the Company.
• Legitimate interests: Processing Personal Data is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests
pursued by the Company.
In any case, the Company will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in
particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement
necessary to enter into a contract.
Your Rights under the GDPR
The Company undertakes to respect the confidentiality of Your Personal Data and to guarantee You can exercise
• Request access to Your Personal Data. The right to access, update or delete the information We have on
You. Please contact Us to assist You. This also enables You to receive a copy of the Personal Data We hold
• Request correction of the Personal Data that We hold about You. You have the right to have any
incomplete or inaccurate information We hold about You corrected.
• Object to processing of Your Personal Data. This right exists where We are relying on a legitimate interest
as the legal basis for Our processing and there is something about Your particular situation, which makes
You want to object to our processing of Your Personal Data on this ground. You also have the right to object
where We are processing Your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes.
• Request erasure of Your Personal Data. You have the right to ask Us to delete or remove Personal Data
when there is no good reason for Us to continue processing it.
• Request the transfer of Your Personal Data. We will provide to You, or to a third-party You have chosen,
Your Personal Data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Please note that this right
only applies to automated information which You initially provided consent for Us to use or where We used
the information to perform a contract with You.
• Withdraw Your consent. You have the right to withdraw Your consent on using your Personal Data. If You
withdraw Your consent, We may not be able to provide You with access to certain specific functionalities of
Exercising of Your GDPR Data Protection Rights
You may exercise Your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by contacting Us. Please note
that we may ask You to verify Your identity before responding to such requests. If You make a request, We will
try our best to respond to You as soon as possible. You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about Our collection and use of Your Personal Data. For more information, if You are in the European Economic Area (EEA),
please contact Your local data protection authority in the EEA.
Facebook Fan Page
Data Controller for the Facebook Fan Page
The Company is the Data Controller of Your Personal Data collected while using the Service. As operator of the
Facebook Fan Page https://www.facebook.com/WhyMakers/, the Company and the operator of the social
network Facebook are Joint Controllers.
The Company has entered into agreements with Facebook that define the terms for use of the Facebook Fan
Page, among other things. These terms are mostly based on the Facebook Terms of Service: https://
Facebook manages Personal data or contact Facebook online, or by mail: Facebook, Inc. ATTN, Privacy
Operations, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, United States.
We use the Facebook Insights function in connection with the operation of the Facebook Fan Page and on the
basis of the GDPR, in order to obtain anonymized statistical data about Our users.
For this purpose, Facebook places a Cookie on the device of the user visiting Our Facebook Fan Page. Each
Cookie contains a unique identifier code and remains active for a period of two years, except when it is deleted
before the end of this period.
Facebook receives, records and processes the information stored in the Cookie, especially when the user visits
the Facebook services, services that are provided by other members of the Facebook Fan Page and services by
other companies that use Facebook services.
This privacy notice section for California residents supplements the information contained in Our Privacy
Policy and it applies solely to all visitors, users, and others who reside in the State of California.
Categories of Personal Information Collected
We collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or
could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular Consumer or Device. The following is a list
of categories of personal information which we may collect or may have been collected from California
residents within the last twelve (12) months.
Please note that the categories and examples provided in the list below are those defined in the CCPA. This does
not mean that all examples of that category of personal information were in fact collected by Us, but reflects our
good faith belief to the best of our knowledge that some of that information from the applicable category may
be and may have been collected. For example, certain categories of personal information would only be
collected if You provided such personal information directly to Us.
Category A: Identifiers.
Examples: A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet
Protocol address, email address, account name, driver's license number, passport number, or other
Category B: Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute
(Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).
Examples: A name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristics or description, address,
telephone number, passport number, driver's license or state identification card number, insurance policy
number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit
card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.
Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories.
Category C: Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.
Examples: Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed,
marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity,
gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran
or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information).
Category D: Commercial information.
Examples: Records and history of products or services purchased or considered.
Category E: Biometric information.
Examples: Genetic, physiological, behavioral, and biological characteristics, or activity patterns used to
extract a template or other identifier or identifying information, such as, fingerprints, faceprints, and
voiceprints, iris or retina scans, keystroke, gait, or other physical patterns, and sleep, health, or exercise
Category F: Internet or other similar network activity.
Examples: Interaction with our Service or advertisement.
Category G: Geolocation data.
Examples: Approximate physical location.
Category H: Sensory data.
Examples: Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.
Category I: Professional or employment-related information.
Examples: Current or past job history or performance evaluations.
Category J: Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights
and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99).
Examples: Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or
party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification
codes, student financial information, or student disciplinary records.
Category K: Inferences drawn from other personal information.
Examples: Profile reflecting a person's preferences, characteristics, psychological trends,
predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.
Under CCPA, personal information does not include:
• Publicly available information from government records
• De-identified or aggregated consumer information
• Information excluded from the CCPA's scope, such as:
• Health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of
1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) or clinical trial data
• Personal Information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit
Reporting Act (FRCA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information
Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver's Privacy Protection Act of 1994
Sources of Personal Information
We obtain the categories of personal information listed above from the following categories of sources:
• Directly from You. For example, from the forms You complete on our Service, preferences You express or
provide through our Service, or from Your purchases on our Service.
• Indirectly from You. For example, from observing Your activity on our Service.
• Automatically from You. For example, through cookies We or our Service Providers set on Your Device as
You navigate through our Service.
• From Service Providers. For example, third-party vendors to monitor and analyze the use of our Service,
third-party vendors for payment processing, or other third-party vendors that We use to provide the Service
Use of Personal Information for Business Purposes or Commercial Purposes
We may use or disclose personal information We collect for "business purposes" or "commercial purposes" (as
defined under the CCPA), which may include the following examples:
• To operate our Service and provide You with our Service.
• To provide You with support and to respond to Your inquiries, including to investigate and address Your
concerns and monitor and improve our Service.
• To fulfill or meet the reason You provided the information. For example, if You share Your contact
information to ask a question about our Service, We will use that personal information to respond to Your
inquiry. If You provide Your personal information to purchase a product or service, We will use that
information to process Your payment and facilitate delivery.
• To respond to law enforcement requests and as required by applicable law, court order, or governmental
• As described to You when collecting Your personal information or as otherwise set forth in the CCPA.
• For internal administrative and auditing purposes.
• To detect security incidents and protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent or illegal activity, including,
when necessary, to prosecute those responsible for such activities.
Please note that the examples provided above are illustrative and not intended to be exhaustive. For more details
on how we use this information, please refer to the "Use of Your Personal Data" section.
If We decide to collect additional categories of personal information or use the personal information We
Disclosure of Personal Information for Business Purposes or Commercial Purposes
We may use or disclose and may have used or disclosed in the last twelve (12) months the following categories
of personal information for business or commercial purposes:
• Category A: Identifiers
• Category B: Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ.
Code § 1798.80(e))
• Category D: Commercial information
• Category F: Internet or other similar network activity
Please note that the categories listed above are those defined in the CCPA. This does not mean that all examples
of that category of personal information were in fact disclosed, but reflects our good faith belief to the best of
our knowledge that some of that information from the applicable category may be and may have been disclosed.
When We disclose personal information for a business purpose or a commercial purpose, We enter a contract
that describes the purpose and requires the recipient to both keep that personal information confidential and not
use it for any purpose except performing the contract.
Sale of Personal Information
As defined in the CCPA, "sell" and "sale" mean selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making
available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing, or by electronic or other means, a
consumer's personal information by the business to a third party for valuable consideration. This means that We
may have received some kind of benefit in return for sharing personal information, but not necessarily a
Please note that the categories listed below are those defined in the CCPA. This does not mean that all examples
of that category of personal information were in fact sold, but reflects our good faith belief to the best of our
knowledge that some of that information from the applicable category may be and may have been shared for
value in return.
We may sell and may have sold in the last twelve (12) months the following categories of personal information:
• Category A: Identifiers
•Category B: Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ.
Code § 1798.80(e))
•Category D: Commercial information
•Category F: Internet or other similar network activity
Share of Personal Information
We may share Your personal information identified in the above categories with the following categories of
•Our business partners
•Third party vendors to whom You or Your agents authorize Us to disclose Your personal information in
connection with products or services We provide to You
Sale (and sharing and collection) of Personal Information of Minors under 18 years old: We do NOT
knowingly collect personal information from minors under 18 years old through our Service, although
certain third party websites that we link to may do so. These third-party websites have their own terms of
use and privacy policies and we encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children's
Internet usage and instruct their children to never provide information on other websites without their
Consumers who opt-in to the sale of personal information may opt-out of future sales at any time. To exercise
the right to opt-out, You (or Your authorized representative) may submit a request to Us by contacting Us
through our contact email or contact phone number: firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 347-915-3067
You have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 (or 16) has provided Us with personal information,
please contact Us with sufficient detail to enable Us to delete that information.
Your Rights under the CCPA
The CCPA provides California residents with specific rights regarding their personal information. If You are a
resident of California, You have the following rights:
•The right to notice. You have the right to be notified which categories of Personal Data are being collected
and the purposes for which the Personal Data is being used.
•The right to request. Under CCPA, You have the right to request that We disclose information to You about
Our collection, use, sale, disclosure for business purposes and share of personal information. Once We
receive and confirm Your request, We will disclose to You:
•The categories of personal information We collected about You
•The categories of sources for the personal information We collected about You
•Our business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling that personal information
•The categories of third parties with whom We share that personal information
•The specific pieces of personal information We collected about You
•If we sold Your personal information or disclosed Your personal information for a business purpose, We
will disclose to You:
•The categories of personal information categories sold
•The categories of personal information categories disclosed
•The right to say no to the sale of Personal Data (opt-out). You have the right to direct Us to not sell Your
personal information. To submit an opt-out request please contact Us.
•The right to delete Personal Data. You have the right to request the deletion of Your Personal Data, subject
to certain exceptions. Once We receive and confirm Your request, We will delete (and direct Our Service
Providers, these parties and business partners to delete) Your personal information from our records, unless
an exception applies. We may deny Your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for Us or
Our Service Providers to:
•Complete the transaction for which We collected the personal information, provide a good or service that
You requested, take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business
relationship with You, or otherwise perform our contract with You.
•Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or
prosecute those responsible for such activities.
•Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
•Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise their free speech rights, or
exercise another right provided for by law.
•Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 1546 et. seq.).
•Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that
adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when the information's deletion may likely
render impossible or seriously impair the research's achievement, if You previously provided informed
•Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with consumer expectations based on Your
relationship with Us.
•Comply with a legal obligation.
•Make other internal and lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which
You provided it.
•The right not to be discriminated against. You have the right not to be discriminated against for
exercising any of Your consumer's rights, including by:
•Denying goods or services to You
•Charging different prices or rates for goods or services, including the use of discounts or other benefits
or imposing penalties
•Providing a different level or quality of goods or services to You
•Suggesting that You will receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or
quality of goods or services
Exercising Your CCPA Data Protection Rights
In order to exercise any of Your rights under the CCPA, and if You are a California resident, You can contact
•By emailing: email@example.com or calling 347-915-3067
Only You, or a person registered with the California Secretary of State that You authorize to act on Your behalf,
may make a verifiable request related to Your personal information.
Your request to Us must:
•Provide sufficient information that allows Us to reasonably verify You are the person about whom We
collected personal information or an authorized representative
•Describe Your request with sufficient detail that allows Us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to
We cannot respond to Your request or provide You with the required information if We cannot:
•Verify Your identity or authority to make the request
•And confirm that the personal information relates to You
We will disclose and deliver the required information free of charge within 45 days of receiving Your verifiable
request. The time period to provide the required information may be extended once by an additional 45 days
when reasonably necessary and with prior notice.
Any disclosures We provide will only cover the 12-month period preceding the verifiable request's receipt.
For data portability requests, We will select a format to provide Your personal information that is readily usable
and should allow You to transmit the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
You have the right to opt-out of the sale of Your personal information. Once We receive and confirm a verifiable
consumer request from You, we will stop selling Your personal information. To exercise Your right to opt-out,
please contact Us.
The Service Providers we partner with (for example, our analytics or advertising partners) may use technology
on the Service that sells personal information as defined by the CCPA law. If you wish to opt out of the use of
Your personal information for interest-based advertising purposes and these potential sales as defined under
CCPA law, you may do so by following the instructions below.
Please note that any opt out is specific to the browser You use. You may need to opt out on every browser that
You can opt out of receiving ads that are personalized by visiting the following platforms:
•The NAI's opt-out platform: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/
•The EDAA's opt-out platform http://www.youronlinechoices.com/
•The DAA's opt-out platform: http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN
The opt out will place a cookie on Your computer that is unique to the browser You use to opt out. If you change
browsers or delete the cookies saved by your browser, You will need to opt out again.
Your mobile device may give You the ability to opt out of the use of information about the apps You use in
order to serve You ads that are targeted to Your interests:
•"Opt out of Interest-Based Ads" or "Opt out of Ads Personalization" on Android devices
•"Limit Ad Tracking" on iOS devices
You can also stop the collection of location information from Your mobile device by changing the preferences
on Your mobile device.
"Do Not Track" Policy as Required by California Online Privacy Protection Act
Our Service does not respond to Do Not Track signals.
However, some third party websites do keep track of Your browsing activities. If You are visiting such websites,
You can set Your preferences in Your web browser to inform websites that You do not want to be tracked. You
can enable or disable DNT by visiting the preferences or settings page of Your web browser.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable
information from anyone under the age of 18. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child
has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal
Data from anyone under the age of 18 without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that
information from Our servers.
If We need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing Your information and Your country requires consent
from a parent, We may require Your parent's consent before We collect and use that information.
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Your California Privacy Rights (California's Shine the Light law)
Under California Civil Code Section 1798 (California's Shine the Light law), California residents with an
established business relationship with us can request information once a year about sharing their Personal Data
with third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes.
If you'd like to request more information under the California Shine the Light law, and if You are a California
resident, You can contact Us using the contact information provided below.
California Privacy Rights for Minor Users (California Business and Professions
Code Section 22581)
California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 allows California residents under the age of 18 who
are registered users of online sites, services or applications to request and obtain removal of content or
information they have publicly posted.
To request removal of such data, and if You are a California resident, You can contact Us using the contact
information provided below, and include the email address associated with Your account.
Be aware that Your request does not guarantee complete or comprehensive removal of content or information
posted online and that the law may not permit or require removal in certain circumstances.
Links to Other Websites
Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a third party link,
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third
party sites or services.
We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Service, prior to the change becoming
effective when they are posted on this page.
•By emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
•By calling: 347-915-3067
•By visiting this page on our website:
Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD ACT) of NY
WhyMaker, LLC, qualifies as a small business under the SHIELD Act.
WhyMaker, LLC as a business in NY, has implemented the required administrative, technical and physical
reasonable safeguards required of a small business under the SHIELD Act to protect private information of NY
residents. Do we want to say something about the NYS Ed Law 2D? Is there anything to say?
NYS Ed Law 2D:
We take Your privacy seriously. As explained above, We do not sell or use Your PII for marketing purposes. Our Cybersecurity Policy (link) shows procedures for notification of unauthorized disclosure of PII. Please note that student data is also protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which is the federal law protecting student’s educational records.
Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA)
WhyMaker, LLC does not meet the legal threshold requirements of VCDPA as it does not target consumers in Virginia, processes personal data of less than 100,000 Virginia residents per calendar year, and derives no revenue and/or discounts from the sale of personal data.
Colorado Privacy Act (CPA)
WhyMaker, LLC does not meet the legal threshold requirements of CPA as it does not target consumers in Colorado, processes personal data of less than 100,000 Colorado residents per calendar year, and derives no 16revenue and/or discounts from the sale of personal data.